Yearly Archive: 2018


The Mangala-Sumanthiran bluff on secularism

By Malinda Seneviratna Mangala Samaraweera, in supporting the report submitted by the Steering Committee on constitutional reform, called for a constitution that ‘will help our nation put its past behind for good and move forward with renewed hope.’  On the face of it, this is a positive statement.   Mangala’s...


War Crimes In Sri Lanka’s War Against The Tamil Tigers

By Kamalika Pieris In the history of wars, Sri Lanka alone stands out as the one country which is penalized for winning a secessionist war. This is one of the most bizarre outcomes of Eelam War IV, observed H.L.D Mahindapala. There has been no previous example of a   war winning...